Accident Report Detail
Accident: 200752293 - Oxygen Cylinder Exploded While Being Cut
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|304356942||05/30/2001||5093||Joyce Iron & Metal Company|
An employee whose job it was to cut up scrap on a band saw cut into an oxygen cylinder that was still pressurized. When the employee cut through the side of the cylinder, the pressure blew out the side and propelled the cylinder toward the employee, fatally injuring him when it struck his stomach.
|1||304356942||Fatality||Strain/Sprain||Occupation not reported|